Haleji Lake Near Karachi! A Must Visit Spot For Tourists

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Situated at 70 Kilometers from Karachi, in the District of Thatta Sindh, lies one of the most fascinating tourist spot of Pakistan commonly known as the Haleji Lake. It is Asia’s biggest bird sanctuary which hosts a huge diversity of migratory birds.

If you are a nature lover, you’d be fascinated by the scenic beauty of this place. It covers around 19 kilometers (12 miles) which also includes a main water reservoir which spreads around 10.59 kilometers having a maximum depth of 5.18 meters.

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Every year, mostly during the winter season starting from November to February, a huge influx of migratory birds takes refuge in this area. Together Haleji, Keenjhar and Hudero lakes form one of the world’s largest and most diversified waterfowl habitants.

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These lakes homes a large variety of diverse dabblers, surface and deep water feeders and fresh and brackish water lovers.

The unique mix of salt and fresh water makes this lake a perfect habitant for all underwater species.

Currently, 223 bird species have been recorded in the environs of Haleji Lake. One of the world’s famous birth sanctuaries once evolved as a small salt water lake which was formed by the seasonal water collected in depression.

Haleji lake Near Karachi

History reveals that during the great World War II, the Government of Sindh took the initiative to increase the aptitude of this lake by having a tributary stream from River Sindh, in order to provide water to thousands of British and American troops stationed in Karachi. It also provided legal cover to preserve.

History reveals that during the great World War II, the Government of Sindh took the initiative to increase the aptitude of this lake by having a tributary stream from River Sindh, in order to provide water to thousands of British and American troops stationed in Karachi. It also provided legal cover to preserve ecology of the region and declared it as a wildlife sanctuary.

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This summer, if you are planning for a road trip to explore the yet unexplored areas of Pakistan, make Haleji your top travel preference. You surely wouldn’t regret it!

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